North America

28 Jul 2016
Shippers and railroads disagree about the merits of a new proposal from the U.S. Surface Transportation Board over so-called “reciprocal” or “competitive” switching.
13 Jul 2016
Established logistics companies and brokers could partner with digital start-ups to speed the "evolution" of technology demanded by shippers, the CEO of Echo Global Logistics says.
The Port of Veracruz, pictured, handled 273,977 loaded TEUs in the first five months of 2016, a 1 percent decline year-over-year.
12 Jul 2016
A rise in imports has driven up the volume of loaded 20-foot-equivalent units moving through Mexican ports this year despite a slow-moving economy.
Streets scenes like the one pictured did not exist outside the Port of Long Beach before the PierPass system went into effect, but shippers question the cost increases the program has since instituted..
11 Jul 2016
Mario Cordero reacted quickly to an announcement of a traffic mitigation fee increase at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex.
A lack of resources means Customs inspections like this one, pictured, are fewer and slower than they ought to be.
11 Jul 2016
Limited resources continue to make life difficult for U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
The year-over-year decline in June trucker hiring should be a warning for shippers concerned about truck capacity and the future direction of truck pricing.
11 Jul 2016
As freight demand lags, trucking's payroll drops from post-recession peak.
Shipper readiness and government enforcement are only two of the questions surrounding new FDA regulations.
10 Jul 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has refocused a rule on transportation practices that could pose a threat to food safety, bringing the focus back to risk.
The Hammonia Venetia is worked the Port of Tuxpan, which is situated in between two of Mexico's top ports, but is located closer to Mexico City than either of them.
08 Jul 2016
The successful arrival and departure Monday night of the Hammonia Venetia at the Port of Tuxpan, the first ever ship to dock there, ushered in what could be a fierce fight among Mexican ports on the Gulf Coast.
07 Jul 2016
No significant impact experienced by ports due to "hour of silence" action by dockers.
07 Jul 2016
A league of U.S. lawmakers are not content with the roughly 4 percent of import containers screened under the current system.
06 Jul 2016
Fruit importer signs lease with Mississippi port for up to 40 years.